You are What You Eat
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  • Release Date: 2022-04-07
  • ecological stoichiometry
  • ecology
  • ecosystem ecology
  • nutrient cycling
  • food web
  • food chain
  • nutritional ecology
Video Introduction

Life, in all its forms, is a constant balance of energy and matter. A look at any food web reveals how organisms are tightly connected to each other and their environment. On the smallest and most fundamental scale, the process is cyclical. Atoms representing vital minerals flow in a never-ending circuit from one sink to the next. Understanding this flow helps scientists answer questions about how organisms transform food into energy and body mass for growth and survival.

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Filipiak, M. You are What You Eat. Encyclopedia. Available online: (accessed on 29 January 2023).
Filipiak M. You are What You Eat. Encyclopedia. Available at: Accessed January 29, 2023.
Filipiak, Michał. "You are What You Eat," Encyclopedia, (accessed January 29, 2023).
Filipiak, M. (2022, April 07). You are What You Eat. In Encyclopedia.
Filipiak, Michał. ''You are What You Eat.'' Encyclopedia. Web. 07 April, 2022.